What does a.m. and p.m. stands for?


Everyday we are looking at the clock saying, oh it’s 7am! I ought to wake up and go to work, or it’s 12pm, time for lunch! But what does a.m. and p.m. really stand for?

Here is the answer: 

The 12-hour clock is a time convention in which the 24 hours of the day are divided into two periods: a.m. (from the Latin, ante meridiem, meaning before midday) and p.m. (post meridiem, meaning after midday

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